They're tapping into stakeholders to make positive change in the community. Plenty of her classmates have, though, and she worries about the suspension rate among her black peers. The rising junior describes herself as stubborn, dramatic, talkative and loud. Being in IB was isolating, and when it occurred to her that she knew next to nothing about her black teammates at cross country practice, she began making a conscious effort to interact outside of the program. When Lewis isn't studying, practicing the saxophone or watching documentaries on Netflix, she's usually hanging out with Oliver.
Recent legislative successes include two laws that went into effect July 1, the first of which limits suspension of children kindergarten through third grade to three days, with exceptions for aggravating circumstances.
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